Sky invests £1.55 million in Ginx TV
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Sky invests £1.55 million in Ginx TV

Sky has invested £1.55 million in eSports broadcast Ginx TV, with ITV expected to match the figure in the coming weeks. The move comes after Sky and ITV partnered to launch...

Vubiquity seals Virgin Media extension
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Vubiquity seals Virgin Media extension

Vubiquity has signed a multi-year contract extension with Virgin Media to manage content licensing and digital content supply chain solutions for all of their on-demand services...

OTT adds £20 million to video industry
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OTT adds £20 million to video industry

The global OTT market has added approximately £20 million to the global video industry, according to the latest Boston Consulting Group (BCG) study. 'The Impact of OTT on Video...

Cartoon Network moves into VR
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Cartoon Network moves into VR

Cartoon Network is launching a new virtual reality mobile game and branded headset, based on its popular animated series Adventure Time. I See Ooo will mark the first virtual...

Illegal streaming the ‘method of choice’ for millennials
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Illegal streaming the ‘method of choice’ for millennials

Sixty-nine percent of millennials use at least on method of piracy, according to the latest Anatomy Media research. The company’s 2016 ‘Millennials at the Gate’ report...

Livebox was announced at the fourth Show Hello in Paris
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Universal Electronics chosen for Orange Livebox

Universal Electronics has agreed a deal to develop and supply remote control units for the operator’s new 4K UHD TV decoder, LiveBox. Officially launched in May to the French...

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Inside the chief executive’s office
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Inside the chief executive’s office

Philip Stevens talks to the CEO of the Olympic host broadcaster about the upcoming spectacular in South America...

Producing the BBC Proms
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Producing the BBC Proms

More than 90 concerts over eight weeks, including four Last Night celebrations around the UK, will make up the 122nd season of Henry Wood Promenade Concerts starting on 15 July....

Surreal VFX makes an impact in two very different docs
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Surreal VFX makes an impact in two very different docs

High-end drama usually commands the biggest budgets for broadcast CG animation and VFX in the UK, and tends to be from a clutch of London-based studios. However, there’s long ...

Why telcos need partners to launch OTT services
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Why telcos need partners to launch OTT services

Telcos need to meet new market entrants, and adding OTT services can help them keep up with competition, says Sylvain Thevenot, managing director, Netgem...

Explaining the value in dynamic ad insertion
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Explaining the value in dynamic ad insertion

Dynamic ad insertion has transformed the way broadcasters monetise OTT content, especially where live simulcast is concerned. Paul Davies, manager of communications...

Are pay-TV providers an endangered species?
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Are pay-TV providers an endangered species?

As more television sets become internet-enabled, online content is finding its way from computer and mobile screens to the TV screens of our living rooms. Media consumption is...

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